Critical Analysis of Leadership Development

Quick Info

  • Currently offered by Alphacrucis: Yes
  • Course code: EDU580
  • Credit points: 10
  • Subject coordinator: David Hastie


The following courses are prerequisites:

Awards offering Critical Analysis of Leadership Development

This unit is offered as a part of the following awards:

Unit Content


  1. Explain and interpret insights on educational leadership practice from a diversity of sources and learning areas as filtered through a Biblical worldview;
  2. Appraise the leadership development processes engaged in during postgraduate study or another approved leadership development program;
  3. Critique leadership development experiences based on current research and literature in the field, as well as biblical perspectives and suggest changes to established ideas and practices;
  4. Summarise and critically evaluate unstated worldviews that are embedded in leadership development programs in order to ensure a fundamental coherence in one’s approach to educational leadership and management;
  5. Describe the design and delivery of training programs that are based upon Biblical presuppositions to enhance worldview and life values of a school community.

Subject Content

  1. Unit overview: A worldview toolkit: Principle and mindset.
  2. Discussion of leadership development literature
  3. Discussion of leadership development programs
  4. Reflection and feedback on worldview perspectives in leadership development

This course may be offered in the following formats

  • Face-to-Face
  • Distance/ Global Online
  • Intensive (5 days of classes/7 hours per day followed by 85 hours reading, writing and assignments)
  • Extensive (5 days spread over the semester)

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Please consult your course prospectus or enquire about how and when this course will be offered next at Alphacrucis University College.

Assessment Methods

  • Forum posts (10%)
  • Summative Evaluation Essay (40%)
  • 3 Critical Analysis Reports (50%)

Prescribed Text

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